23 days in Africa Itinerary

23 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Cape Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and learn about winemaking at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town road trip planning tool.

San Francisco, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Francisco to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. Spend the 20th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. And it doesn't end there: trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, get great views at Nkumbe View Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail, and delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kruger National Park driving holiday planning app.

Fly from Cape Town to Kruger National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Cape Town, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kruger National Park, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 57°F. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Wolhuter Wilderness Trail ©
Wolhuter Wilderness Trail

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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 24th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 26th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kruger National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kruger National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kruger National Park in October: high temperatures in Maasai Mara National Reserve hover around 63°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Giza Plateau, &more) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, visit Islamic Cairo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cairo road trip app.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Cairo in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Cairo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Cairo is much hotter than Maasai Mara National Reserve - with highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Giza, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cairo to Marrakech by flight takes about 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairo in October, expect little chillier with lows of 62°F in Marrakech. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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